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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2713-2727, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-2713-2016
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Research article
15 Dec 2016
A new search-and-rescue service in the Mediterranean Sea: a demonstration of the operational capability and an evaluation of its performance using real case scenarios
Giovanni Coppini et al.

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Set I - Atmospheric Model high resolution 10-day forecast (HRES)
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A new web-based and mobile Decision Support System (DSS) for Search-And-Rescue (SAR) at sea is presented, and its performance is evaluated using real case scenarios. The system, named OCEAN-SAR, is accessible via the website http://www.ocean-sar.com. OCEAN-SAR simulates drifting objects at sea, using as input ocean currents and wind. The performance of the service is evaluated by comparing simulations to data from the Italian Coast Guard pertaining to actual incidents in the Mediterranean Sea.
A new web-based and mobile Decision Support System (DSS) for Search-And-Rescue (SAR) at sea is...
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